Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs)

Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs)

Reading Time: 2 minutes What are Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI)? Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSI) are colleges with greater than 25% of their undergraduate enrollment identifying as Hispanic or Latinx. This designation makes HSIs eligible for government funding...
Different Campus Settings

Different Campus Settings

Reading Time: 2 minutes As you start your college search, you may not have considered the importance of campus setting. By understanding the different environments of college campuses, you can choose a location where you will thrive. Here we will define four different...
5 Tips for Your College Tour

5 Tips for Your College Tour

Reading Time: 2 minutes A college tour is the best way to get to know a college and help you decide if it’s a good fit for you. Check out our tips for making the most of these visits. Happy visiting! Draft a list of questions Sometimes it’s difficult to come up...
All About Demonstrated Interest

All About Demonstrated Interest

Reading Time: 2 minutes For some colleges, demonstrated interest is really important in college admission decisions; they want to know who is enthusiastic about attending their school. Read on to learn more about expressing demonstrated interest and potentially...
How to Ask for Recommendation Letters

How to Ask for Recommendation Letters

Reading Time: 3 minutes Keep in mind that colleges are eager to learn about the candidate behind the GPA and test scores. They want to know who you are, what makes you tick, and the kind of character you display. Of course, they can glean some of this through your...
College Rankings: What They Really Mean

College Rankings: What They Really Mean

Reading Time: 3 minutes From US News to the Princeton Review, there are hundreds of different college rankings based on hundreds of different factors. They all seek to answer the age-old question: is one college better than another? It seems like a clear cut question,...
Conservatory vs. College

Conservatory vs. College

Reading Time: 2 minutes If you are interested in the arts, you may have to decide between college and conservatory. Here we will cover the ways conservatory differs from college arts programs. We will also talk about how you can make the choice for yourself.  How Does...
Handling Stress in Your College Search

Handling Stress in Your College Search

Reading Time: 2 minutes With so many colleges to choose from, finding the perfect one for you may seem impossible. No matter where you are in the college search process, you may feel super stressed. Here are some steps to reduce stress in the college search and...